Winning the asymmetric war

political, social and military responses
  • 366 Pages
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  • English

Peter Lang , Frankfurt am Main, New York
Asymmetric warfare, World politics -- 21st ce
StatementJosef Schröfl, Sean Michael Cox, Thomas Pankratz (eds.)
ContributionsSchröfl, Josef, 1962-, Cox, Sean Michael., Pankratz, Thomas, 1967-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU163 .W566 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination366 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23966540M
ISBN 103631572492
ISBN 139783631572498
LC Control Number2009455489

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Asymmetry is strategy, strategy is asymmetry. Conrad Crane of the U.S. Army War College is reputed to have suggested that “there are two types of warfare: asymmetric and stupid.” 13 Generating effective asymmetry is good strategy.

To condemn rhetorically our opponents for generating asymmetry reveals our conditioning born of understanding. The whole world is pondering the question of how to win an asymmetric war: that is a war which is unconventional, not with two regular armies opposing one another.

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companies, media organizations, and even the White House. Ivan Arreguin-Toft, in his book, “How the weak win wars – a theory of asymmetric conflict”, analyses the data of asymmetric conflicts in the years’ period from to and comes up with this startling trend of David’s have started winning more often than the Goliaths.

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The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of West Point, the Department of the Army, the Department of .Winning Wars amongst the People analyzes the special circumstances of asymmetric conflicts in the domestic context and seeks to identify those principles that allow a democratic state's security forces to meet the challenge, while at the same time obey their homeland's laws, protect its culture, observe its values, and maintain its liberties, traditions, and way of life.The conflicts of the 20th century are being replaced by hybrid Wars and asymmetric contests in which there is no clear-cut distinction between soldiers and civilians and between organised violence, terror, crime and war.

–Alan Dupont. Historical Examples of Asymmetric War. Asymmetric approaches unlike the coinage of expression are nothing new.